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Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard

Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard Millhams, Dolton, June 1975 More like this

Bridge Town, near Iddesleigh

Bridge Town, near Iddesleigh Iddesleigh, December 1976 More like this

Harepath

Harepath Beaford, June 1986 More like this

Dick French and family watching the Cup...

Dick French and family watching the Cup... Brendon Barton,..., May 1985 More like this

Hedger's tea break: Reg Mules

Hedger's tea break: Reg Mules Woolridge, Dolton, January 1986 More like this

Trombone soloist, Reeds

Trombone soloist, Reeds Hatherleigh, May 1976 More like this

Early morning mist on the River Taw

Early morning mist on the River Taw Bridge Reeve, Chulmleigh near, August 1987 More like this

Rocky coast

Rocky coast Ilfracombe, June 1990 (approx) More like this

Mothers and babies, Maternity Ward, North...

Mothers and babies, Maternity Ward, North... Barnstaple , May 1983 More like this

Lloyd Mitchell preparing vegetables for...

Lloyd Mitchell preparing vegetables for... Pear Tree Cottage,..., August 1982 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

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by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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